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Aurora, New York: Brought to You by American Girl

January 11 2021, 17:44pm

It’s easy to describe Aurora, New York, a tiny town on Cayuga Lake, as “Rockwellian.” It’s home to the Village Market (which serves a scrumptious slice of coconut cake), the quaint local bank (really an old home made of quarried limestone), and the red...

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5 Perfect (and Socially Distant) Summer Weekend Getaways From NYC

January 10 2021, 19:04pm

While summer always brings about dreams of weekend getaways from NYC, the urge to get the hell out of town has frankly never been stronger after being cooped up for months. But the age-old question remains: where, exactly, should I go? Well, you've come...

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Stealth Sculpting Exercises to Do on the Beach, According to One 1976

January 9 2021, 20:30pm

As the heat index steadily climbs, many of us will be seeking refuge—and social distancing—at the beach this summer, where we’ll swim, sun bask, and perhaps even squeeze in a full-body sculpting session. After all, a stretch of sand is “the perfect exercise...

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Of Course Kylie Jenner and Baby Stormi Have Already Mastered Mommy-and-Me Beauty

January 8 2021, 21:08pm

Ever since Kylie Jenner announced that she had given birth to her first child with boyfriend Travis Scott, the Internet has been ravenous to know what the newest Kardashian-Jenner clan member will be called. And today, just as she did with her viral pregnancy...

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Baby born on EgyptAir flight granted lifetime free air travel

January 7 2021, 03:01am

After her mother gave birth while still airborne, a baby is given free flights for life. When Yemeni passenger Hiyam Nasr Naji Daaban realized she was going into labor, EgyptAir flight MS777 from Cairo to London had to make an emergency landing. In hopes...

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Train strikes: will the summer of discontent of the railways be the first round of labour turmoil post-Brexit?

January 2 2021, 11:00am

Pity the unfortunate commuter whose destination is Brighton, Brussels or Berwick-upon-Tweed: these journeys, and many more, hang over the threat of rail disruption. In what is quickly becoming a summer of frustration for rail travelers, the five-day strike...

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For a 'contactless, stress-free travel experience', SpiceJet passengers can book full row on flights

January 1 2021, 20:16pm

The pledge of the leading Indian airline, SpiceJet, is "a contactless, stress-free flying experience," but only for passengers who pay extra to leave vacant adjacent seats. Travellers who think that "hell is other people," or want to increase social distance,...

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'Heathrow Grinch CEO steals the salaries of staff' claims airport employees are striking over pay cuts

January 1 2021, 03:14am

In a dispute over pay cuts, Heathrow Airport staff are protesting today. Staff who are members of Unite voted for job action, with, according to the party, 84 percent in support of the strike. The airport claims, however, that nine out of the 16 cohorts...

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The Travel Business: searching for new transatlantic links? Via Dublin, travel

December 31 2020, 08:47am

Return to business. The bank holiday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in late August is the last extra day off before Christmas, and the return to work for several firms will be the first real opportunity to assess the economic situation since the...

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Testing time for business passengers?

December 30 2020, 16:52pm

“We’re proposing business travel as a priority,” says Drew Crawley. If I tell you he is chief commercial officer for American Express Global Business Travel, you may well be thinking: well, he would say that, would he? But hear him out. “What we want...

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